GA Revision for Bank of India, RBI Grade B, SBI PO/Clerk — Set 130

GA Revision Questions for upcoming RBI Grade B 2018, SBI PO/Clerk 2018, Bank of India, Dena Bank PO 2018, NABARD 2018 and other upcoming exams.

  1. Name the veteran Bollywood filmmaker who has been conferred with the Lifetime Achievement honour at the 2018 Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards?
    A) Prakash Jha
    B) Rakesh Roshan
    C) Sanjay Leela Bhansali
    D) Subhash Ghai
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      Option B
    Explanation:
     Veteran filmmaker Rakesh Roshan was felicitated with a Lifetime Achievement honour at the Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards for his contribution as a producer, director, screenwriter, editor and actor in Hindi films.
  2. Which of the following is the largest network of shared ATMs in India?
    A) NFS
    B) NTFS
    C) NEFT
    D) NPCI
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    National Financial Switch (NFS) is the largest network of shared automated teller machines (ATMs) in India.
  3. What was the theme of the 2018 World Wild Life Day?
    A) Listen to the young voices
    B) The future of wildlife is in our hands
    C) Big cats – predators under threat
    D) It’s time to get serious about wildlife crime
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) decided to proclaim 3 March, the day of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), as World Wildlife Day, which was proposed by Thailand, to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora. The World Wild Life Day 2018 theme is “Big cats – predators under threat”.
  4. The Wanakbori Thermal Power Plant is situated in which state of India?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Karnataka
    D) Gujarat
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Wanakbori Thermal Power Station is a coal-fired power station in Gujarat, India. It is located on the bank of Mahi river in Kheda district. There are seven units of each 210 MW capacity. 
  5. Who among the following has been conferred with the 2017 Godavari Gaurav award for outstanding contribution towards film and theatre?
    A) Naseeruddin Shah
    B) Pankaj Kapoor
    C) Amol Palekar
    D) Nana Patekar
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Noted actor Amol Palekar was honoured with the ‘Godavari Gaurav’ award. The 73-year-old actor is known for his performance in films like “Gol Maal” , “Choti Si Baat”, “Chitchor”, etc.
  6. Which among the following Small Finance Bank has recently unveiled an interactive digital savings account named SelfeSavings?
    A) Utkarsh Small Finance Bank
    B) Equitas Small Finance Bank
    C) AU Small Finance Bank
    D) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Equitas Small Finance Bank, the first private sector bank from Tamil Nadu post-Independence, has launched ‘selfeSavings’, an interactive digital savings account.
  7. The maximum allowable debit allowed by NPCI to banks on AEPS is called?
    A) Net Outflow Limit(NOL)
    B) Net Debit Cap (NDC)
    C) Net Inflow Cap(NIC)
    D) Net Credit Cap(NCC)
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The limit allocated to the banks is called Net Debit Cap (NDC). The NDC calculated by NPCI at any instant for the AEPS will be net of total outward and inward for the day. This is the maximum allowable debit for a particular bank for a day.
  8. What is the rank of Mukesh Ambani in Fortune magazine’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders of 2018?
    A) 22
    B) 17
    C) 20
    D) 24
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, human rights lawyer Indira Jaising and architect Balkrishna Doshi have been named by Fortune magazine as the World’s Greatest Leaders of 2018. The Fortune’s 2018 ranking of the 50 Greatest Leaders featured the three Indians at the 24th, 20th and 43rd places respectively. 
  9. Which country of the world has become the first nation to conduct blockchain-powered elections?
    A) Sierra Leone
    B) Guinea
    C) Liberia
    D) Philippines
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The tiny West African nation of Sierra Leone has become the world’s first country to have blockchain-powered elections. Blockchain technology helps ensure transparency with crytpocurrency transactions using public ledgers, by recording each vote on blockchain.
  10. When a bank invests its fund in government security it is known as?
    A) Hedge Banking
    B) Narrow Banking
    C) Universal Banking
    D) Asset Banking
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Narrow banking would restrict banks to holding liquid and safe government bonds.
  11. What is the total outlay of the restructured Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) scheme approved by the government recently?
    A) Rs 5755.50 crore
    B) Rs 2575.50 crore
    C) Rs 5527.50 crore
    D) Rs 7255.50 crore
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Saturday approved a restructured Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) scheme aimed at making rural local bodies self-sustainable, financially stable and more efficient.  The Scheme will be implemented during the period from 01.04.2018 to 31.03.2022 at the total cost of Rs. 7255.50 crore with the Central Share of Rs. 4500 crore and that of State Share of Rs. 2755.50 crore.
  12. When is the World Tuberculosis (TB) Day observed?
    A) January 12
    B) March 24
    C) February 28
    D) April 15
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    World Tuberculosis Day, observed on 24 March each year, is designed to build public awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis and efforts to eliminate the disease. 
  13. ‘Gulf Star 1’ is a maiden joint Naval Ships Exercise of India and ________
    A) United Kingdom
    B) United Arab Emirates
    C) Russia
    D) Vietnam
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Naval ships of the UAE and India will hold a first-ever joint exercise – ‘Gulf Star 1’ – giving a further boost to bilateral ties. Two Indian Navy ships INS Gomati (Guided Missile Frigate) and INS Kolkata (Guided Missile Destroyer) arrived in Dubai for the ‘Harbour Phase’ of the exercise and will participate with UAE Navy ships for the ‘Sea Phase’
  14. What does T stands for in T-Bills?
    A) Trust
    B) Transfer
    C) Treasury
    D) Trade
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Treasury bills
  15. According to RBI’s Governor Urjit Patel, India’s GDP is expected to grow at _______percent in 2018-19
    A) 7.2%
    B) 7.1%
    C) 7.4%
    D) 7.5%
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel has said the country’s economy growth is expected to accelerate at 7.4 percent in the current fiscal year to March 2019 after a “resilient performance” in the second half of the previous year.
  16. Name the player to win the finals of 2018 Rotterdam Open
    A) Alexander Zverev
    B) Roger Federer
    C) David Goffin
    D) Grigor Dimitrov
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Roger Federer marked his impending return to the top of the world rankings by sweeping aside second seed Grigor Dimitrov in the Rotterdam Open final.
  17. Asia’s largest Tulip garden “Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden” has been inaugurated in which city?
    A) Guwahati
    B) Lucknow
    C) Shimla
    D) Srinagar
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Srinagar’s Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden has been opened for visitors. Deemed as Asia’s largest tulip garden, it is situated on the foothills of the Zabarwan mountain range by the banks of the Dal Lake.
  18. Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh is situated on the banks of which river?
    A) Godavari
    B) Krishna
    C) Tungabhadra
    D) Musi
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      Option C
  19. Name the first city of India to roll out the supply of ultra-clean Bharat Stage VI grade fuel
    A) Mumbai
    B) Faridabad
    C) New Delhi
    D) Hyderabad
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    With an aim to combat the rising levels of air pollution in Delhi-NCR region, petrol pumps in the capital from 1st April 2018 started supplying ultra-clean Bharat Stage VI grade fuel (both petrol and diesel). This move makes New Delhi the first city in the country to switch from BS-IV grade fuels to BS-VI (equivalent to fuel meeting Euro-VI emission norms).
  20. Under Indo-Nepal Remittance Facility what is the maximum number of times in a year that a person can remit money to Nepal?
    A) 10
    B) 12
    C) 15
    D) No such limit
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    An originator in India is allowed to remit a maximum of 12 remittances in a year under the scheme.

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